Welcome to the web site for CAMRA Scotland & Northern Ireland Branches
The aims of the Campaign for Real Ale - CAMRA are:
To protect and improve consumer rights.
To promote quality, choice and value for money.
To support the public house as a focus of community life.
To campaign for greater appreciation of traditional beers, ciders and perries as part of our national heritage and culture.
To seek improvements in all licensed premises and throughout the brewing industry
CAMRA is a non-profit, consumer organistion with over 160,689 members in the UK. The aim of this website is to act as a portal for all eleven CAMRA branches located in Scotland and Northern Ireland. With over 200 local CAMRA branches throughout the UK, CAMRA Scotland and Northern Ireland Branches (SNIB) is one of 16 regional areas and represents a steadily increasing membership in excess of 4600.
Scottish Pub of the Year
Congratulations to the Regional Finalists of the Scottish Pub Of The Year 2014 (SPOTY). All the best in the next round of judging which starts soon.
Aberdeen, Grampian & Northern Isles - Moorings, Aberdeen
Highlands & Western Isles - Bandstand Bar, Nairn
Tayside - Phoenix - Dundee
Edinburgh & SE Scotland - Cobbles Inn, Kelso
Forth Valley - Inn & Bistro - Strathyre
Kingdom of Fife - Commercial Inn, Dunfermline
Ayrshire & Wigtownshire - Steam Packet Inn, Isle of Whithorn
Dumfries & Stewarty - Cavens Arms, Dumfries
Glasgow & W Scotland - Laurieston Bar, Glasgow
Renfrewshire - Corkers Bar, Paisley
4500th Member Recruited at Paisley Beer Festival
A very successful recruiting drive led by SNIB membership co-ordinator, Bob Wallace, has seen CAMRA membership in Scotland and Northern Ireland pass the 4,500 mark. John Frame, a native of South Shields but now resident in Glasgow was warmly welcomed to the CAMRA cause by Refrewshire membership secretary, Brian Torrens.